Partnership targets money laundering and financial terrorism01/05/2017 Hope William-Smith News
The Monetary Authority of Singapore and the Singapore Police Force have announced the launch of a government-industry partnership to strengthen money laundering prevention capabilities.
Citi debuts paperless cross-border payment solution27/04/2017 Hope William-Smith News
Citi India has this week announced the launch of an industry-first digital cross-border payment solution.
Digitally-savvy customers save more24/04/2017 Hope William-Smith News
Emerging affluent consumers in Asia were more likely to boost their savings by over 40 per cent if they were more digitally savvy, according to Standard Chartered.
Citi Innovation Lab awarded for innovation24/04/2017 Hope William-Smith News
Citi Innovation Lab in Singapore has taken the ‘most innovative feature award’ for its proprietary Citi Interactive Solutions at the 2017 Monarch Innovation Awards.
ANZ sells to Shinhan Bank24/04/2017 Hope William-Smith News
Melbourne-headquartered ANZ will sell its retail banking business in Vietnam to South Korea’s Shinhan Bank’s Vietnam bank.
Nomura partners with Google and Amazon for Indian fintech program24/04/2017 Hope William-Smith News
Japanese financial holding giant, Nomura, would use a $100 million fund to invest in Indian fintech start-ups in collaboration with PwC, Amazing, IBM, and Google.
ASIC signs fintech pact with Indonesia24/04/2017 Hope William-Smith News
The Australian Securities and Investments Commission has announced a cooperative agreement with Indonesia’s Otoritas Jasa Keuangan to promote fintech development.
Fintech sandbox to be reviewed in a year21/04/2017 Jassmyn Goh News
ASIC’s regulatory sandbox for testing fintech services will run for another year before the framework is reviewed.
Zurich launches new mobile app19/04/2017 Staff Writer News
Zurich Financial Services has launched a new mobile app off the back of beta testing with a panel of advisers.
Data sharing vital to future of banking industry18/04/2017 Hope William-Smith News
Financial technology and banking experts gathered at the Australian Bankers’ Association Communique have spoken in favour of better access to open data.
ANZ reveals biometrics solution to increase security12/04/2017 Hope William-Smith News
ANZ would become the first Australian bank to introduce voice biometrics on mobile devices to improve security and subsequently allow higher-value transactions.
Westpac partners with Samsung Pay12/04/2017 Hope William-Smith News
Westpac has this week announced a partnership with Samsung Electronics Australia in a bid to increase flexibility for demanding customers.
90% of the world’s data was created post-2015: PwC12/04/2017 Hope William-Smith News
Technology advancements once considered highly sophisticated and specialist infrastructure were now just commodities in the acceleration of adoption, which saw 90 per cent of the world’s data created in the past two years, said a PwC report.
CIMB announces new chief fintech officer11/04/2017 Hope William-Smith News
Singapore-based DBS Bank group head of digital banking, Olivier Crespin, would take on the position of chief fintech officer with CIMB.